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  • Rachel Harrison and Scott Lyall

    Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver

    Near the center of Rachel Harrison and Scott Lyall’s recent sprawling collaborative exhibition “When Hangover Becomes Form” sat a large shipping container in which Harrison’s work had been transported to the gallery. Opened, this erstwhile horn of plenty had disgorged its contents into the gallery: A cardboard box in the crate indicated that it had contained, among other works, something called VOMIT SPIRE. Throughout the space, elements culled from earlier Harrison assemblages, including nine tumescent, paint-slathered abstract sculptures recycled from her 2003 Venice Biennale contribution

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